Outlets Archives: New York Times

March 5, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times, CNN, and other outlets report that Andrew Lack is leaving his position as CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. – Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland supports boosting VOA and RFE/RL in eastern Europe and Russia. – “He first heard Charlie Parker Read more »

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March 4, 2015

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About Our Networks – Human Right Watch recounts Azerbaijan’s crackdown on independent voices, including the jailing of Khadija Ismayilova and sealing of RFE/RL’s Baku bureau. – Washington Post, New York Times, and Variety report on rumor that BBG CEO Andy Lack will depart for NBC. – Alhurra and Radio Sawa Read more »

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February 26, 2015

RFA Hoshur

About Our Networks – New York Times reports on how Radio Free Asia is the only news outlet in China covering deadly attacks in Xinjiang, notes Chinese persecution of RFA reporter’s family. – Q&A on reporting in Yemen notes Alhurra photographer who was beaten, and his camera smashed. – Read more »

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February 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – Government Executive reports on remarks by BBG CEO Andrew Lack. – AP piece about EU plan to counter Russian propaganda mentions past activities of VOA and RFE/RL. – Washington Post letter to the editor comments on press freedom situation in Ethiopia, mentions jamming of VOA Read more »

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February 18, 2015

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About Our Networks – BBC on Azerbaijan detentions, including Khadija Ismaylova. – RFE/RL mentioned in Washington Post piece about countering extremism. – Washington Post notes that VOA reporter Michael Lipin is one of the founders of Dupont Circle snowball fight tradition. Citations of BBG Networks – UPI, Fox News, Vice cite VOA reporting on new Read more »

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January 22, 2015

Jeff Shell, Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, congratulates Andy Lack after swearing him in as the first ever CEO of U.S. international media.

About Our Networks – The New York Times reports that Andrew Lack has been sworn in as CEO of the BBG, looks to the future of the agency. – Human Rights Watch report recounts how Ethiopian government jams VOA radio signals and harasses people who speak with the Read more »

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January 14, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times notes China’s detention or imprisonment of three brothers of RFA’s Shohret Hoshur. – Washington Post interviews VOA’s Saleh Damiger about being trapped on smoke-filled metro. – “Baku’s closure of the RFE/RL must not go unanswered. A two-bit dictatorship cannot overcome Western resolve, Read more »

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January 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – A. Ross Johnson and S. Enders Wimbush write in the Washington Post on the need for Radio and TV Marti as Cuba enters a new era. – New York Times editorial on Azerbaijan’s crackdown calls for tougher Western response, mentions aggressive actions toward RFE/RL. Read more »

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January 8, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times op-ed by Joshua Kucera mentions crackdown on RFE/RL staff in Azerbaijan. – Bloomberg reports that Azeris Reject U.S. Criticism as Crackdown on Dissent Tests Ties – In Boston Globe Martha Bayles and Jeffrey Gedmin call on CIA to ban covert funding of journalists and Read more »

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December 30, 2014

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About Our Networks – Daily Signal, New York Times, All Access Music Group, UPI and many other outlets report on raid on RFE/RL Baku bureau and harassment of journalists. – “On the way, they listened to one of the family’s favorite music stations, Radio Sawa, which plays Arabic and English-language Read more »

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